Mid-Prairie Homecoming

Mid-Prairie Homecoming took place on Friday, September 17. Thaddeus Shetler was crowed Homecoming King and  Olivia Caskey was crowned Homecoming Queen.

Photos: English Valleys Invite cross country

Girls and boys runners from Hillcrest Academy, Highland and Lone Tree participated in the English Valleys Invitational on September 14 at Knoll Ridge Country Club in North English. Click through …

Huskies come together for final two sets at Pekin

Needing a win in the fourth set to extend the match at Pekin on Thursday, the Highland volleyball team did more than just stay alive. They made a statement.  The Huskies torched the Panthers 25-9 in the fourth and carried that momentum into the fifth. A 15-9 win in the decisive set gave Highland a winning record at 4-3, and a 2-1 record in the SEISC North. 

Photos: Hillcrest volleyball home opener

The Hillcrest Academy Ravens  played  their volleyball home opener against Louisa-Muscatine on September 7, and won the match in four sets. Click through the photos for a look at the …

Photos: Mid-Prairie football Week 1

Mid-Prairie opened its football season on Friday, August 27, defeating West Burlington/Notre Dame by a score of 55-13. The victory boosted  the Golden Hawks to No. 7 in the Class 2A Des …

Ravens open season at Fairfield varsity quad

Without enough players to scrimmage 6-on-6, it was a tough transition for Hillcrest from pre-season practice to the 3A and 4A competition at the Fairfield Varsity Quad on Thursday, August 26. The Ravens dropped all six sets, but showed first-year coach Brandon Statler some positive things with a week to go before conference play begins. 

Lady Lions take fifth-place match at Keota Tournament

Lone Tree also finished the Keota Volleyball Tournament with a win after dropping both matches in pool play. The Lady Lions bounced back from losses to Mid-Prairie and Highland to defeat Tri-County …

Mid-Prairie finishes first in Keota Volleyball …

The Mid-Prairie volleyball team opened the season with three straight victories and a first-place trophy in Keota on Monday.  Ella Groenewold, Maddie Nonnenmann, and Maya Nonnenmann each had …

Huskies close Keota Tournament with pair of wins

The Huskies rebounded from a loss to Mid-Prairie to defeat rival Lone Tree 25-20 and 25-21.

Dog Swim

The City of Kalona held a dog swim on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the city park pool. The final dog swim will be Saturday, Aug. 28.

Photos: Mid-Prairie football scrimmage

Mid-Prairie faced West Liberty in a preseason scrimmage and workout held August 20 in Wellman. Click through the images for a look. The Golden Hawks open their season Friday, August 27,  …

Photos: Flags welcome Tunnel to Towers memorial

The Kalona Optimist Club took 100 flags to the Washington County Fairgrounds on Sunday to welcome the Tunnel to Towers 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit to the fair. 

Highland and WMU wait to resume regional semifinal

The Winfield-Mount Union softball team moved the go-ahead run to third base as dark clouds rolled in from the West on Friday.  The Wolves and Huskies were still scoreless in the bottom of the …